Whitman Middle School

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Whitman Middle School serves 575 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Whitman Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Whitman Middle School's student population of 575 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Whitman Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Whitman Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1230 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
85%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.270.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitman-Hanson School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Whitman Middle School is Whitman Hanson Regional (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Louise A Conley (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Whitman Louise A Conley
    Grades: K-5 | 562 students
    0.5 miles
    100 Forest Street
    Whitman, MA 02382
    (781) 618-7050
    0.5 K-5 562
  • Brockton Downey
    Grades: K-5 | 629 students
    1.9 miles
    55 Electric Avenue
    Brockton, MA 02302
    (508) 580-7221
    1.9 K-5 629
  • Abington Abington Early Education Program
    Grades: PK | 84 students
    2.0 miles
    201 Gliniewicz Way
    Abington, MA 02351
    (781) 982-2195
    2.0 PK 84
  • Brockton Mary E. Baker School
    Grades: K-5 | 815 students
    2.0 miles
    45 Quincy Street
    Brockton, MA 02302
    (508) 894-4427
    2.0 K-5 815
  • Whitman John H Duval
    Grades: K-5 | 444 students
    2.1 miles
    60 Regal Street
    Whitman, MA 02382
    (781) 618-7055
    2.1 K-5 444

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